Buffalo Creek

Stream Category: Special Regulation Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout Other Species of Note:   Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow Patterns Waders: Yes Net: Yes   Casting: Roll, Over Head, and Tuck About: Buffalo Creek is probably one of the State…

North Creek

Stream Category: B and Special Regulation Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout Stocked Trout:Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: No Waders: No Net: No Casting: Roll, some Over Head, and Tuck About: North Creek is one of the few streams…

Middle Creek

Stream Category: Wild and Class B ( The VDGIF still has signs up for stockings, but on their interactive map it just shows Middle Creek as a Wild Trout Stream) Wild Trout: Rainbow Trout Stocked: Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger Waders:…

Jennings Creek

Stream Category: A Wild Trout: Possibly Wild Brook Trout ( North Creek, one of Jennings Creek feeder streamers does have wild brook trout in it) Stocked Trout: Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, and Brown Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, Midges Nymphs: Midges, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Stoneflies Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Heavy Metal Sculpin, Minnow…

Fly Tying For Carp

Here are a few links for videos for tying Carp Flies: Backstabber: https://youtu.be/RBQdp0OzF6g Hybrid Carp Worm Fly: https://youtu.be/8GHnDXqfhkg Clouser Swimming Nymph: https://youtu.be/WXv4vQNgfpo Easy Corn and Bread Flies: https://youtu.be/B8ego2SL0_s Jackalope Carp Fly: https://youtu.be/40yctk_85ks Trouser Worm: https://youtu.be/0QnpVQdR4Pc Moss Fly: https://youtu.be/1WfvRLq1PCs Damselfly Nymph: https://youtu.be/CdQuQLSIs18 El Crawcito: https://youtu.be/ooNsDCYPZaY

Fly Tying For Musky

Here are a few videos for tying Musky and Pike flies: Blane Chocklett’s T-Bone Fly: https://youtu.be/wMFTq3dV2y8 Snake Charmer: https://youtu.be/bWqBBRCf5j8 BAM:https://youtu.be/sCzgysjXEOQ Andreas Andersson’s Delivery Man: https://youtu.be/dRy_f4-WpDs The Mitt: https://youtu.be/F4Hqzz1jUpI Macho Panfish: https://youtu.be/CGNJEHQynpA Optimus Swine: https://youtu.be/eP1eijJwrps Blane Chocklett’s Feather Game Changer: https://youtu.be/pnusWHYLCto Matt Grajewski’s Nut Butter: https://youtu.be/Ns0joCAtKRI Flashtail Whistler: https://youtu.be/sgYQ2CCo81g Red and White Pike Fly: https://youtu.be/okyNdZGVIGo Big Booty Deceiver: https://youtu.be/zCEKW57dx68 The Kraken: https://youtu.be/BE2a8lzYiaQ The Rattle Snake: https://youtu.be/lUOyr1K0Sfc Blane Chocklett’s Head…

Fly Tying For Bass

Fly Tying For Bass Here are a few links to fly tying videos for Bass: Poppers: Double Barrel Bass Bug: https://youtu.be/4wKrFsAfMZo Crystal Popper: https://youtu.be/T90WusF7KLo Zudbubbler Frog: https://youtu.be/zveWfMnBMVM Howitzer Bustin’ Baitfish: https://youtu.be/ALI_irC4iZQ Divers: Swingin’ D: https://youtu.be/85wqo8quiSg Swingin’ D 2.0: https://youtu.be/bolOcG9ON6g Dahlberg Diver: https://youtu.be/GvQEolFlV2c Streamers: The Equalizer: https://youtu.be/WVWrWvbFQ7g Enrico Puglisi Bluegill/Sunfish: https://youtu.be/J2BMJ7vMQzI SBS: https://youtu.be/yzF9OyKRD-M Pat Cohen’s Sweet Baby Cray: https://youtu.be/7-G9KuHydNk Pat Cohen’s Jiggy Craw: https://youtu.be/0LHhA4NRLQI Pat Cohen’s Slup…

Fly Tying for Trout

Nymphs: Here are some of the best fly tying videos around: Zebra Midge: https://youtu.be/urAF71Fm4yk Prince Nymph: https://youtu.be/A21x_6uzWxI Hares Ear Nymph: https://youtu.be/fDGmD8Zlcqw Pheasant Tail Nymph:https://youtu.be/Q_KuIO9k_K8 Perdigon Nymph:https://youtu.be/B7oiB5GypzI Egan’s Surveyor: https://youtu.be/vhJE7xOQZBA Squirmy Wormy: https://youtu.be/Td1VaolBbmY Mop Fly: https://youtu.be/V1E4T40romQ Catgut Caddis Pupa: https://youtu.be/0LaNwsEXf5A Walt’s Worm: https://youtu.be/g870d2SviOU Stone Fly: https://youtu.be/_y5h-b6tal0  https://youtu.be/09sUi0abjlY  https://youtu.be/IWAnRWY4peo  https://youtu.be/0pJKBjkjQfc   https://youtu.be/cNjZU0UakOI Dave Hise Waxy Worm: https://youtu.be/5tKoiDSD6R0 also check out page 64 of SCOF http://southerncultureonthefly.com/issue13/scof_ifall2014.pdf Dave Hise Simple Grub: https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ0qm4WjQt3/?taken-by=dhise123…

Moving Time

It is with a deep regret that I must inform you that soon I will no longer reside in Virginia. Unfortunately my present employer has decided that our operations will be better conducted in Atlantla, Ga; even though my opinions differ from theirs i will follow their lead and follow them to Georgia. However this…

“All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy”

So I guess I need to point this out to you the readers; this blog is usually not kid friendly… there will be foul language involved. What can I say? I am a fisherman, we cuss a lot, and those that say that they don’t, well they are liars. Oh, also fishermen are usually liars…